Director Tim Story has posted an update at his blog on how the shooting for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer movie is coming along. So it has begun! The Fantastic Four have been photographed for Rise of The Silver Surfer. Felt like old times. Everyone’s back in the mix and really picking their characters up where we last left off. We also shot Andre Braugher for the first time. He plays General Hager, an old acquaintance of Reed Richards and one of the major additions to the movie. Jessicas is looking amazing. Chris has his energetic performance firing…
Runaways fans have been in a panic since Brian K. Vaughan announced last week that he and artist Adrian Alphona would be leaving the title they started after issue #24. But great news has arrived as Vaughan has helped handpick his successor, the superstar writer behind the best-selling Astonishing X-Men – Joss Whedon.
The MAX imprint at Marvel is preparing for a blizzard of activity this winter as the ongoing Punisher MAX series will be joined by a slew of exciting mini-series including Hellstorm: Son of Satan, Foolkiller, Zombie, Wisdom, Haunt of Horror: H.P. Lovecraft. In order to preview all of the upcoming MAX projects, Marvel is offering a low-priced MAX sampler to give fans a taste of the different adult-themed series hitting stands this winter.
(Cartoon Network Press Release)Boosted by the heroic exploits of its newest animated series from Marvel Comics and Moonscoop Animation, Cartoon Network’s premiere of Fantastic Four (Saturday, 8 p.m.) scored double-digit delivery and ratings gains among targeted kids 6-11, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The performance helped the network chart mostly double-digit prime time and total day weekly delivery and ratings growth vs. the same time period last year among all key demos, including kids 6-11, kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14.
Civil War is encompassing the entire Marvel Universe and the effects of the war are being felt by every hero, villain, and civilian. Civil War: Choosing Sides One-Shot features five stories that shine a spotlight on the wildcards and impact players whose part in the Civil War has yet to be told, including Daredevil/Iron Fist, U.S. Agent, the Irredeemable Ant Man, Venom, and even…Howard the Duck!?
Stan Lee commemorates his 65th year at Marvel with a series of one-shots uniting him with his greatest characters! The first of these, Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man, features an encounter between Stan and everybody’s favorite wall-crawler, penned by “The Man” himself.
Brian K. Vaughan to Leave Runaways With Issue #24 The Runaways recently lost one of their own when a teammate died in Runaways #18 and now they’re about to lose two more members of the family as writer and co-creator Brian K. Vaughan is leaving the title with issue #24 along with co-creator and penciler Adrian Alphona. Vaughan’s run on the Runaways will span 42 issues, in that time accumulating a rapid fan base as well as a wealth of critical praise, winning several awards.
Marvel Comics tells Major Spoilers Heroes for Hire #1, coming out of the events of Civil War, has sold out at Diamond and a Second Printing Variant is on its way. We have a preview and the new cover after the jump. (press release) In Heroes for Hire #1, writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray along with fan-favorite artist Billy Tucci (Shi) bring to you a new ongoing series filled to the brim with action, adventure, and kung fu.
Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a preview of the upcoming Civil War Wolverine cross over. I’ve always dug Ramos artwork, so this one is a definite buy. Take the jump for more pages and possible spoilers.
Mark Steven Johnson has posted answers to reader questions over at the official Ghost Rider blog site. Mark answers everthing from who built the bike seen in the film, to why Nick Cage was selectedd to play the role. He even addresses the problems of interpreting a well known character to film. Well, the good news is that I AM one of those fans so I’ve done my best to pay tribute to the Marvel comic character. I grew up with Ghost Rider and just like some of you I’ve waited a long time to see a Ghost Rider movie.…
Marvel Comics has sent us a sneak peak of Union Jack #1, by Ed Brubaker and Mike Perkins. Bursting out of the current Captain America story arc “21st Century Blitz” comes Britain’s premier super hero Union Jack in his very own mini-series. Written by Christios Gage and art by Mike Perkins, fresh off of his stint on Captain America with Ed Brubaker, Union Jack will redefine the hero from the British Isles for a new generation.
Marvel.com Offers Its Fans a Forum For All Things Marvel In response to the clamor from the legions of fans everywhere, Marvel Entertainment is proud to announce that it is once again making message boards available on Marvel.com. Putting the fans in direct contact with each other and Marvel insiders, this new online forum will give Marvel.com users the chance to openly discuss everything from the Avengers to Marvel Zombies and all the super-heroics in between.